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Higgins Ultralite - 1951

Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Paul Harding

FrameHiggins Ultralite 1951 frame no. 8509. Bronze-welded Renolds 531 double butted frame with road ends,with brake cable/pump peg braze-ons.22" seat Tube with 22½" top tube and 40½" wheelbase
WheelsWeinmann 32/40 hole 27x1¼" HP with stainless double-butted spokes and Racelite hubs, Reynolds Hiduminium wing nuts
ChainsetChater Lea fluted with 48t 3/32 chain ring
PedalsChater Lea tommy bar rat trap
GearsCampagnolo Gran Sport rear mech with band on gear lever; 5-speed 14-24 block and Reynolds chain
BrakesGB Coureur levers and GB Coureur plus callipers with fluted red cabling
Stem/BarsStratalite Alloy Aertz red cloth tape/Velox bar plugs on Presto Chromed steel 4½" stem
SaddleBrooks B17 narrow with bullet nosed chromed steel pin
Extra DetailsThis cycle was acquired as a frame which was painted at Bob Jackson's and has been built up with period components,traded and acquired from fellow VCC members and cycle jumbles. Bag carrier Ashby and the bag Carradice Nelson.
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Posted: Thursday 13th August 2020

Owned By: Paul Harding

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